CHS Boys Track Rams the Rams, 85-42
The Chelsea High boys outdoor track and field team cruised to an 85-42 victory over Greater Boston League rival Lynn Classical last week at Chelsea Stadium.
Leading the way for coach Cesar Hernandez’s Red Devils was senior Emmanuel Simon, who recorded 18 points on the CHS scoresheet with first-place performances in the 100 meter dash, the long jump, and the triple jump, and a second-place effort in the 200 dash.
Jeffrey Ponce was a double-winner for Chelsea, taking first place in both the shot-put and the discus. Jeffrey led a Chelsea sweep in the discus, with teammates Kevin Cruz and Jeffrey Lainez taking second and third.
Ali Warsame turned in a big day for the Red Devils. Ali took first place in the 400 dash, second in the triple jump, and third in the long jump. Warsame also anchored the winning Chelsea 4 x 400 relay quartet.
Nate Nadow added eight points to the CHS side of the scoresheet with a victory in the 800 and a second in the 400 hurdles.
Anouar Fatih sprinted to victory in the 200 dash and grabbed third in the 100 dash.
Alex Estrada won the mile and ran the lead-off leg of the 4 x 400.
Ian Padilla topped the field in the two-mile and Carlos Jimenez took first in the javelin.
Alejandro Zepeda grabbed second place in the mile and ran a leg of the 4 x 400. Austin Freeman took second in the 800 and also ran a leg of the 4 x 400.
Gary Giron chipped in three points with a second-place in the 100 hurdles and Ruben Padilla contributed a point with a third in the two-mile run.
Hernandez and his crew, who now are 2-0 on the season, will travel to Somerville today (Thursday) and will host Everett next Thursday.
CHS Girls Track Tops Classical, 82-45
The Chelsea High girls outdoor track and field team won its second contest in as many outings this season with a commanding 82-45 victory over Lynn Classical.
Pacing the Lady Red Devils to the victory was Gizelle Rodriguez, who took first place in the javelin, the 800, and the long jump and led off the winning 4 x 400 relay for a total of 16.25 points on the day.
Giselle Olivar took first place in both the 400 and 100 hurdles and Dhalia Christmas out-tossed the field in both the shot-put and the discus. Dhalia led a Chelsea sweep in the shot together with teammates Kiara Ramirez and Lamari Davis. Kiara also took a second in the discus.
Darily Sanchez contributed to the big win in varied ways. Darily took first place in the 400 dash, second place in the javelin, third spot in the long jump, and ran a leg in the 4 x 400.
Jasmine Maradiaga was a multiple contributor to the Chelsea winning effort. Jasmine won the high jump, took second in the 400 hurdles, and ran a leg of the 4 x 400.
Rosalinda Rojas won the mile and anchored the winning 4 x 400 relay.
Valerie Ramirez scored in both sprints, taking second in the 100 dash and third in the 200. Lauren Nadow grabbed second in the 100 hurdles and ran the opening leg of the victorious 4 x 100 relay. Keiri Hernandez sped to a third place in the 100 dash and ran a leg of the 4 x 100.
In addition to Nadow and Hernandez, Marcaylla Louis-Jean and Emily Singh ran legs for the winning 4 x 100 quartet.
Coach Cesar Hernandez and his squad are scheduled to compete at Somerville today (Thursday) and will entertain Everett next Thursday afternoon at Chelsea Stadium.